Mission Statement

The mission of the Senate Bipartisan Task Force for Combating Antisemitism is to collaborate with our colleagues in the House, law enforcement, the White House, federal agencies, state and local government, educators, advocates, clergy, and other stakeholders to combat antisemitism by educating and empowering our communities. We shall accomplish this by supporting legislative efforts to combat antisemitism, promoting Holocaust education, and bringing the issue of condemning and combating antisemitism to the forefront of our national conversation. We will build upon the important work done by the House of Representatives’ Bipartisan Task Force for Combating Antisemitism, working together to address this urgent issue and to identify and highlight areas where we can take action and develop solutions to eliminate Antisemitic hatred from our communities and from our country.

Members

Jacky Rosen (D-NV), Co-Chair

Michael Bennet (D-CO)
Richard Blumenthal (D-CT)
Cory Booker (D-NJ)
Maria Cantwell (D-WA)
Ben Cardin (D-MD)
Tom Carper (D-DE)
Bob Casey (D-PA)
Chris Coons (D-DE)
Catherine Cortez Masto (D-NV)
Dianne Feinstein (D-CA)
Kirsten Gillibrand (D-NY)
Maggie Hassan (D-NH)
John Hickenlooper (D-CO)
Tim Kaine (D-VA)
Mark Kelly (D-AZ)
Amy Klobuchar (D-MN)
Ben Ray Lujan (D-NM)
Ed Markey (D-MA)
Jon Ossoff (D-GA)
Alex Padilla (D-CA)
Gary Peters (D-MI)
Brian Schatz (D-HI)
Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH)
Kyrsten Sinema (D-AZ)
Jon Tester (D-MT)
Chris Van Hollen (D-MD)
Mark Warner (D-VA)
Raphael Warnock (D-GA)

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James Lankford (R-OK), Co-Chair

Marsha Blackburn (R-TN)
Roy Blunt (R-MO)
John Boozman (R-AR)
Mike Braun (R-IN)
Shelley Moore Capito (R-WV)
Bill Cassidy (R-LA)
Susan Collins (R-ME)
John Cornyn (R-TX)
Tom Cotton (R-AR)
Kevin Cramer (R-ND)
Mike Crapo (R-ID)
Steve Daines (R-MT)
Joni Ernst (R-IA)
Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-MS)
Roger Marshall (R-KS)
Jerry Moran (R-KS)
Lisa Murkowski (R-AK)
Rob Portman (R-OH)
James Risch (R-ID)
Mitt Romney (R-UT)
Mike Rounds (R-SD)
Marco Rubio (R-FL)
Tim Scott (R-SC)
Todd Young (R-IN)
Dan Sullivan (R-AK)
John Thune (R-SD)
Roger Wicker (R-MS)
Todd Young (R-IN)

Rosen, Lankford Statement Applauding the Council of the EU’s Declaration on Combating Anti-Semitism

WASHINGTON D.C. – U.S. Senators Jacky Rosen (D-NV) and James Lankford (R-OK), co-founders and co-chairs of the Senate Bipartisan Task Force for Combating Anti-Semitism, released the following statement applauding the Council of the European Union’s declaration prioritizing the fight against anti-Semitism:

“At a time when anti-Semitism is on the rise in Europe, in the United States, and globally, we applaud the Council of the European Union for making it clear that the EU has no tolerance for...

Rosen Joins Colleagues in Bipartisan Push to Increase Funding to Protect Nonprofits Against Terrorism

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Senator Jacky Rosen (D-NV), co-chair of the Senate Bipartisan Task Force for Combating Anti-Semitism, and a member of the Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee (HSGAC), joined a bipartisan letter with Senators Kirsten Gillibrand (D-NY), Rob Portman (R-OH), James Lankford (R-OK), and Gary Peters (D-MI) to the Senate Appropriations Committee requesting up to $360 million in funding for the Nonprofit Security Grant Program (NSGP) for Fiscal Year...

Rosen Speaks at Anti-Defamation League Panel, Discusses Need for Comprehensive Holocaust Education

WASHINGTON D.C. – Yesterday, U.S. Senator Jacky Rosen (D-NV) addressed a panel hosted by the Anti-Defamation League. Senator Rosen discussed the Senate Bipartisan Task Force for Combating Anti-Semitism’s efforts to curb the disturbing rise of anti-Semitism in the United States and globally, including by advocating for comprehensive Holocaust education.

“We have a responsibility to our neighbors, our friends, our community, and our children to help prevent anti-Semitism before it starts. With...

Rosen, Lankford Recognize One Year Anniversary of Senate Bipartisan Task Force for Combating Anti-Semitism

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senators Jacky Rosen (D-NV) and James Lankford (R-OK), co-founders and co-chairs of the Senate Bipartisan Task Force for Combating Anti-Semitism, released the following statement recognizing the task force’s one year anniversary:

“In recent years, anti-Semitism and acts of hate have grown at an alarming rate in the United States and throughout the world,” said Senator Rosen. “Standing against anti-Semitism is a critical issue that’s near to my heart. That’s why one year...

Rosen Transcript Following Questioning of Facebook, Twitter, and Google CEOs

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, during a hearing of the Senate Commerce, Science, and Transportation Committee, U.S. Senator Jacky Rosen (D-NV), co-chair and co-founder of the Senate Bipartisan Task Force for Combating Anti-Semitism, questioned Mark Zuckerberg, CEO of Facebook, Jack Dorsey, CEO of Twitter, and Sundar Pichai, CEO of Google on instances of anti-Semitism, white supremacy, and foreign disinformation on their platforms. A transcript of the Senator’s full exchange can be found below, and a...